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Byron Drury R.N.Explanation
Son of Rev. Henry Drury, of Harrow
 
Date (from)(Date to)Personal
1815 Born
9 June 1846 Married Helen Stewart, daughter of Robert Morris, of Moorburn, Ayrshire
6 November 1888 Died (Cheltenham)
Obituary in the Times newspaper
 
DateRank
1828Entered Navy
8 June 1841Lieutenant
22 May 1845Commander
8 August 1857Captain
24 March 1866Retired Captain
20 April 1875Retired Rear-Admiral
2 August 1879Retired Vice-Admiral
7 April 1885Retired Admiral
 
Date fromDate toService
6 July 1841 Lieutenant in Calliope, commanded by Augustus Leopold Kuper, East Indies (including the first Anglo-Chinese war)
30 September 1843 Lieutenant in Shearwater, commanded by Charles Gepp Robinson, surveying the coast of Scotland
10 February 184522 May 1845Lieutenant in Herald, commanded by Henry Kellett, Pacific
26 May 18469 October 1847Additional Commander in Shearwater, commanded by Charles Gepp Robinson, surveying the coast of Scotland
29 October 1847April 1848Additional Commander in San Josef, commanded by Thomas Maitland, Devonport (for Surveying Service)
20 December 18505 June 1856Commander in Pandora (from commissioning at Plymouth until paying off at Plymouth), Australia, surveying
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